impression material

im·pres·sion ma·te·ri·al

any substance or combination of substances used for making a negative reproduction or impression.

impression material

Etymology: L, imprimere, to press into, materia, stuff
any substance used for making impressions of teeth and oral structures to produce dental restorations.
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Dental impression

im·pres·sion ma·te·ri·al

(im-preshŭn mă-tērē-ăl)
Substance or combination of substances used to make a negative reproduction in dental care.

im·pres·sion ma·te·ri·al

(im-preshŭn mă-tērē-ăl)
Substance or combination of substances used to make a negative reproduction or impression.
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After the drying of the adhesive, the impression material was put on the shells, and the shells were slowly positioned on the abutments in the master cast.
The purpose of this study was to determine whether the alginate impression material produces a dimensionally accurate casts when pouring gypsum product into the impression is delayed for 1 hour or 2 hours by using specified storage conditions compared to immediate pouring.
As an assistant, I never liked the long impression-making process, including mixing the impression material on a pad, loading it into a syringe and extruding the material.
Established in 1985, Mydent is a leading supplier of infection control products, disposables, preventives, impression material systems, rotary instruments and restoratives, including under the DEFEND brand, in over 45 countries.
From amongst the latest alginate impression material, Cavex Color change(r) offers extended pour time, with colour change indicator showing end of mixing and setting time and accuracy of minimum 25 um and dimensionally stable for up to 9 days.
5%) severe gag patients and in Group B, 16 (40%) moderate and 24 (60%) severe gag patients didn't show any gag reflex when the lignocaine was mixed with alginate impression material.
The latter is more reliable because of the accuracy with which we can achieve variable thickness in the impression material (because of variable thickness of wax spacer) and thereby achieve variable compression of tissues at different areas (selective pressure at selected areas).
Fabrication of Prosthesis: Impressions were made using irreversible hydrocolloid impression material (Algitex, Dpi, Mumbai.
Although most patients who are fitted for a hearing aid experience no adverse outcomes, ear mold impression material does occasionally impact the ear.
The soft impression material is molded by the pre-operative impression so as to be shaped into a tooth that has the same shape as the original tooth of the pre-operative impression.
Slowing of the setting time may even result from contact of the impression material with the patient's teeth after the operator has touched the teeth with his gloves.
On the second diagnostic appointment, boarder molding with green sticks modeling compound (Kerr Corporation) and impressions of maxilla arch was made using Polysulfide rubber material (COE-FLEXA Lead-Free Polysulfide Impression Material, GC America).